Champions have now emerged from all the regionals and March Madness:Bankruptcy Brackets will soon crown the World's Greatest Debtor. In the Automatic Stay Regional, even heavyweights Michael Vick and Teresa Giudice could not stop heavy favorite Bernie Madoff. In the Exemptions Regional, Kim Basinger prevailed as a surprising victor, overcoming Tom Petty in a hard fought early match. In the Bankruptcy Discharge Regional Thomas Jefferson is the winner, barely surviving a tiebreaker match against baseball felon Lenny Dykstra. And in the Plan of Reorganization Regional classic conman Charles Ponzi and his stolen millions will compete in the semifinals.
Debtors have competed based on fame, debt, the opinions of our panel and the trainwrecks they have made of their lives. Finally, it is your turn to vote.
Who is the World's Greatest Debtor? In the semis superthief Bernie Madoff competes against the gorgeous Oscar winning Kim Basinger while father of democracy Thomas Jefferson tries to fend off the charming Charles Ponzi. Vote once or as often as you like, and check back here for the results, or on our YouTube channel.